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  • #17925
    mulletman
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    i’ve found some very imformative videos on lake lyndon fishing, (thanks to kevin o,hanlon) and i think i might head up during winter

    #17927
    yellowfin
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    lyndon in the winter time is quite productive!
    i went upthere with kev last winter and the method works really well

    #17929
    mulletman
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    yea, im quite looking forward to it, the begining of winter rite?

    #17968
    yellowfin
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    went for a quick cast in the south branch today for a couple of hours got 4 all round 4 lb awsome condition all came up for cicadas it was fantastic to see

    #17974
    yellowfin
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    Fished the Hokitika river while we were over there for Wildfoods, only spent half an hour fishing but hooked 3 fish landed one. Sizes ranging from 20cm to close to 3lb. Was stoked considering all I’ve heard about the lower reaches of the Hokitika is that it wasn’t a good area for sea runs…

    #17991
    mulletman
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    when you were fishing the south branch, were u fishing where it flows into the waimak?

    #17995
    yellowfin
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    yes i walk up from there to the dickies road bridge but fishing a little differant to what other anglers would by fishing under the banks

    #18027
    yellowfin
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    Cheers mulletman I hope the vids are a help although the glowbugs work best during winter..March at lyndon is absolutely deadly with either a small lumo doll fly or a red fuzzy wuzzy fished along the edges..10+ fish a night is common provided there is NO moon..will be heading out myself when conditions suit!!

    #18108
    mulletman
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    was fishing the styx the other day, and caught 5-6 big mullet on the fly rod, great fun

    #18128
    yellowfin
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    been over the coast went up an exiting river saw a few very toey got one good fish 7 and half then today went up another fantastic west coast river but stags were roaring so ditched the rod didnt see any though but saw a goat was on the run tried to get it for the dog but misd :lol:

    #18149
    troutfishernz
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    Cought a nice rainbow trout out at Lake opuha (South Canterbury) this morning was just under 3lb in good condition. :grin:

    #18154
    yellowfin
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    Had a day at lake Georgina yesterday, I must say that I’m really dissapointed with the results of Fish and Games stocking programme. There seems to be no limit to the amount of fish thrown into some of our lakes with the result being hundreds of 1lb fish with next to nothing over 2lbs. Please reduce the numbers so the fish can get bigger or perhaps increase the limit bag on lakes such as Georgina,Lyndon and Pearson…the fishing “experience” is really starting to suffer imo :sad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl … QS12UfaMRI for yesterdays action.

    #18161
    yellowfin
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    I spent an hour or so on a stream near chch today, here’s some footage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ1Ya2HC … rofilepage

    #18162
    baitman
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    good clips kevo. How deep do you think georgina is always look shallow to me but I haven’y fished it much. What are you using to film with? I’ve been looking at some little cams on TM the sort you strap to a bike that take sd camera cards (work in progress)…..
    Heaps of little buggers in that one pool eh could you see them?

    #18168
    yellowfin
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    Hey mate, I could see them at times when they moved in close but normally just blind fishing, Georgina would max out at about 6-7 feet I’d say and most of the time you can easily see the bottom..as for my camera it’s just my panasonic handycam that I have cruedly attached to an old cap.I have also added a chin strap which prevents it from falling off..the whole system works a treat although it looks mighty weird!!

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